CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday announced a new measure to help farmers who were unable to plant corn and soybeans due to widespread flooding across the U.S. Midwest.
CHICAGO, June 19 Chicago Mercantile Exchange
(CME) lean hog futures closed higher on Wednesday in light
bargain-buying after last week's slide to three-month lows, but
soft cash markets and ample hog supplies hung over the market
and limited rallies, traders said.
CHICAGO, June 18 Chicago Mercantile Exchange
live cattle futures closed mixed on Tuesday, with expectations
for a weak cash trade pressuring the benchmark August contract
while back months ended firm, traders said.
CHICAGO, June 17 Chicago Mercantile Exchange
lean hog futures rose about 2% on Monday on bargain buying after
multi-month lows, but a large U.S. hog supply hung over the
market, capping the rally, traders said.
CHICAGO, June 14 Chicago Mercantile Exchange
lean hog futures fell more than 2% on Friday on long liquidation
and slower-than-expected export demand for U.S. pork supplies,
analysts and traders said.
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CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field in Washington state.
MANHATTAN, Kan., May 2 Wheat yield potential in
Kansas was estimated at 47.2 bushels per acre (bpa), crop scouts
on the annual Wheat Quality Council crop tour said on Thursday.
CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture's statistical arm will not collect data on the volume of harvested grain lost when farms from the Dakotas to Missouri were hit by flooding in March that burst grain storage bins, a government official said on Tuesday.
CHICAGO, March 25 A blanket of heavy, wet snow
covering most of North Dakota, the top U.S. wheat state,
threatens to delay planting of spring wheat in another blow to a
U.S. farm belt already facing billions of dollars in damage from